Monthly Archives: November 2014

How atheists harm their own ability to be accepted by others

Browsing the internet one can’t help but observe a lot of snark across causes and groups, and the atheist community is no exception. Memes decrying believers’ intelligence and taunting nonbeliever’s intellectual prowess, many of them humorous and many of them … Continue reading

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U.S. Navy Approves Atheists Lay Leader

Given the controversy surrounding the ongoing denial of Major Ryan Jean’s bid to become an atheist chaplain, the news that the U.S. Navy approved Chief Petty Officer Martin Healy as an atheist lay leader may have surprised both believes and … Continue reading

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Raise up your voices

The Local CBS News in Sacramento is reporting that Shauna Baker, a speech and debate teacher at West High School in Tracy California, has taken up the practice of penalizing students who who omit the words “under God” when reciting … Continue reading

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Yes I am

This blog’s first post was about the news that Secular Humanism was ruled a religion by a federal court judge. As was alluded to in that post, it’s not our legal classification that makes nonreligious people who we, it’s what we believe … Continue reading

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Red Herrings and Islamophobia

There’s been a lot of talk lately conflating Islamophobia and racism. Of course the knowledgeable among us know that Islam is not a race but a religion made up of people of diverse ethnicities and races. Those who use the term … Continue reading

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A rose by any other name . . .

The world won’t exactly be rocked by news that on Oct. 30 a federal judge declared Secular Humanism a religion for the purposes of the establishment clause, but for a certain set of both irreligious and religious people this will … Continue reading

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